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Species Euphilotes bernardino - Bernardino Blue - Hodges#4366.3

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Papilionoidea (Butterflies and Skippers)
Family Lycaenidae (Blues, Coppers, Hairstreaks, Harvesters)
Subfamily Polyommatinae (Blues)
Genus Euphilotes
Species bernardino (Bernardino Blue - Hodges#4366.3)
Hodges Number
4366.3
Other Common Names
Bernardino Dotted Blue
Range
Western AZ, So. NV, So. CA, into Baja California (Mexico)
Season
One brood, Feb. to late Aug. (depending on elevation & host plants)
Food
Larval food: Eriogonum spp.
Adults: nectar from Eriogonum